RE: art technique - "stomata" - definition?????
The nail prints (and other signs) on the hands are "stigmata".
From: Elizabeth Heisey [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Monday, October 25, 2004 8:29 AM
To: ArtsEdNet Talk
Subject: Re: art technique - "stomata" - definition?????
Call me crazy, but I thought it was a form of the word for having nail
prints in the hands. Like how St. Francis 'received the stomata.'
Checking my resources here...
On Oct 25, 2004, at 8:19 AM, email@example.com wrote:
> Has anyone ever heard of the word "stomata" as an art technique used
> by Leonardo?
> When I look up the definition of the word...the only definition that I
> find pertains to...
> plants and leaves of plants.
> Carolyn Roberts